Lower drink-drive limit likely to pass
Lower drink-drive limit likely to pass

One of the National-led Govt's final acts in Parliament this term will be to lower the legal drink-driving limit, which…

Motorsport: Local know-how a plus
Motorsport: Local know-how a plus

Hayden Paddon and co-driver John Kennard have arrived in Finland for round eight of the World Rally Championship, their…

Kiwis in motorsport: How they fared
Kiwis in motorsport: How they fared

Bamber continues to score Young Kiwi Earl Bamber continues to impress in the Porsche Supercup. In Hungary he again qualified…

BBC backs Clarkson over slur
BBC backs Clarkson over slur

The BBC is standing by Jeremy Clarkson after he was reprimanded by the broadcasting regulator Ofcom for referring to an…

Motoring

Bugatti Veyron's 400km/h public road blast (+vid)
Bugatti Veyron's 400km/h public road blast (+vid)

It's not often that supercar owners get to stretch the limits on public roads. But a recent exotic car…

EBay moves into US mechanic services

EBay plans to experiment with selling auto mechanics' services alongside car parts, said Devin Wenig, president of the marketplaces…

On the road looking for legends

Drive at highway speeds from Auckland to Whangarei and you'll spend only a few minutes skirting Pukekaroro, the big kauri-clad…

Hamilton stunned by orders as Ricciardo wins

Lewis Hamilton says he was "very, very shocked" to be asked by his Mercedes team to move over and allow teammate and title…

video Car 'surfing' caught on camera
Car 'surfing' caught on camera

Eagle eyed YouTube/crikarika was driving in Tauranga with his friend and filmed this extraordinary and…

They seriously still make that?

Planned obsolescence is the defining characteristic of the automotive industry. Cars are supposed to have only a limited…

Ricciardo wins Hungarian Grand Prix

Daniel Ricciardo of Red Bull overtook Ferrari's Fernando Alonso near the end of the race to win a thrilling Hungarian Grand…

Motorsport: Drifting's a smoking sport

The increasing popularity of Drifting in the 1990s and early 2000s prompted the establishment of Drift Motorsport in 2007…

Me and my car: Dennis Katsanos

You drive a Mazda6 and your wife, Melissa, drives a Mazda3? I started driving Melissa's Mazda3 and thought I wouldn't mind…

Harvick grabs yet another NASCAR pole
Harvick grabs yet another NASCAR pole

Kevin Harvick once again dominated a NASCAR qualifying session, setting a new Indianapolis Motor Speedway…

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Road Safety

Two charged over car surfing video stunt
Two charged over car surfing video stunt

Bay of Plenty Police say two men have been charged in connection with video footage of a man "car surfing"…

Car surfing stunt 'stupid'

Video footage of what appears to be a man "car surfing" off the back of a moving car is being slammed by road safety authorities…

Lack of child safety astonishes police

Plunket and police were disappointed to find 22 children aged under 5 not properly restrained in vehicles during a police…

Ask Phoebe: Bike lanes will need some car spaces moved

I have just been informed that the council is going to put cycle lanes on both sides of Roscommon Rd and Browns Rd in Manurewa…

One way system lets fed up parents give kids a blast
One way system lets fed up parents give kids a blast

Toyota wants to help you scream at your unruly kids. The latest version of the company's Sienna minivan…

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Car Buyers' Guide

Looking for a 5 door sports hatch?
Looking for a 5 door sports hatch?

John is looking for a five-door European sports hatch…

Beware the hype when buying the latest and greatest
Beware the hype when buying the latest and greatest

The new-vehicle industry is no different from many…

Time to replace measure twice, buy once
Time to replace measure twice, buy once

If your vehicle is up for replacement, remember that…

Nice, but do you really need it?
Nice, but do you really need it?

After completing my Saturday morning cycle ride with…

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Formula One

F1: Lewis Hamilton seeks 5th victory in Hungary
F1: Lewis Hamilton seeks 5th victory in Hungary

Lewis Hamilton will be aiming to win his third straight…

Azerbaijan set to host F1 race in Baku in 2016
Azerbaijan set to host F1 race in Baku in 2016

Azerbaijan is set to host a Formula One race in 2016. Azeri…

Mercedes drivers fastest in Hungarian GP practice
US driver Rossi joins F1's Marussia as reserve
US driver Rossi joins F1's Marussia as reserve

Marussia says Alexander Rossi of the U.S. has joined…

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Motoring photos and video

Indian Roadmaster
photos Indian Roadmaster

The new Indian Roadmaster is set to return later this…

Victory Magnum
photos Victory Magnum

Victory have announced the new Magnum Bagger will…

Inside the Boeing factory
video Inside the Boeing factory

The New Zealand Herald tour through the Boeing factory…

US Army Black Hawks give Kiwis a lift
video US Army Black Hawks give Kiwis a lift

A 13 person detachment from New Zealand’s 16 Field…

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Car Care

Don't ignore warning lights on your dash Don't ignore warning lights on your dash

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